Definitions for "Slate"
An argillaceous rock which readily splits into thin plates; argillite; argillaceous schist.
Any rock or stone having a slaty structure.
A prepared piece of such stone.
a board upon which key information about a shot is displayed (i.e.,. scene and take numbers, title of the show, whether it is day or night, sync or MOS...). This board is held in view of the camera either at the head or tail of a shot to identify it to the lab and to the editor. If it appears at the tail of a shot, it will be held upside-down.
a board, labeled with scene numbers, take numbers, and information relative to the shoot, which is placed in front of a camera in front of each take, see clapper board.
refers to the digital board held in front of the camera that identifies shot number, director, camera-person, studio and title; the slate has the clap sticks on top and the scene number, take and production name or title usually written on it, and the person operating the slate will say "mark" and clap the sticks for picture and sound sync purposes; originally the data was written with chalk on a slate board; the footage of the slate at the beginning of each shot or take is used in the laboratory and editing room to identify the shot; see also clapboard
A list of candidates, prepared for nomination or for election; a list of candidates, or a programme of action, devised beforehand.
list of candidates to be considered for nomination or election
a party's list of candidates for multiple offices.
A tablet for writing upon.
(formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
Two short boards (black with white stripes) hinged together above a black tablet that has pertinent information about the shot. When the two boards are sharply closed, they provide a bang that is recorded on film and audiotape simultaneously, thus aiding the editing process by synchronizing the picture with the sound.
Keywords:  weisberg, nowiki, kinsley, sloan, jacob
a political party or association with a common agenda, or a coalition of such groups
Slate is an online news and culture magazine created in 1996 by former New Republic editor Michael Kinsley and owned by Microsoft (as part of MSN). On December 21, 2004, it was purchased by the Washington Post Company. Former political correspondent Jacob Weisberg is the current editor and the Washington Post Company's Cliff Sloan is Slate's publisher. Slate is updated every day, and covers politics, arts and culture, sports, and news.
Slate is a playable character in Sega video game's series Jet Set Radio. A tall strange looking dude with goggles on his forehead and a long cartoonishly round nose, he is a very laid back person.
Keywords:  pkg, dorm, sot, slug, blank
(n) Text on a blank background preceding an edited story showing the story slug, date, running time, and story form (pkg, vo, sot).  Example:                                                                                          Dorm fire                                                            9/19/03                                                            RT :29 VO
Keywords:  utep, ucf, tulsa, killer, road
a killer facing top teams UCF, UTEP and Tulsa on the road
Keywords:  indented, holes, hinged, slides, holder
a small hinged device with holes in the upper portion and indentations in the lower portion
a small paper holder with indented rows of holes that slides under the paper
Slate is a prototype based object-oriented programming language with multiple dispatch. It uses the syntax of Smalltalk and some ideas of the Self programming language. Slate also aims to provide an operating system like environment (e.g. graphics interface).
Keywords:  scold, criticize, severely
scold; criticize severely
Keywords:  pool, bed, thick, weighing, excess
a group of students that run together with common goals to increase their chances of winning and pool campaign resources
The preferred material for the bed of a pool table. Usually 1.5 inches thick, most tables are made up of 3 slates each weighing in excess of 100kg.
the preferred material for the bed of a pool table. The slate of a good pool table is between 1-1.5 inches thick and accounts for the majority of a pool table's weight (often in excess of 800 pounds). Also see bed.
Keywords:  bait, dog, set, see
To set a dog upon; to bait; to slat. See 2d Slat, 3.
a full fledged local language word processor
a group of nominees (one for each of the available positions) that will be voted on as a group
To register (as on a slate and subject to revision), for an appointment.
designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"
An artificial material, resembling slate, and used for the above purposes.